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Community Foundation Awards 33 Grants in Honor of 30th Anniversary

Community Foundation Awards 33 Grants in Honor of 30th Anniversary

Founded in 1985, the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia (CFNEG) was established to receive and distribute charitable funds for an improved quality of life across Northeast Georgia. In honor of the 30 year anniversary of the foundation, the Grants Committee decided to award at least 30 grants in honor of their establishment, which to date

Suwanee Magazine wins award for magazine design & layout

We are very honored to announce that Suwanee Magazine recently won a 2015 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the Magazine Design & Layout category! Suwanee Magazine is designed and published by Veugeler Design Group: a local, award-winning, graphic design studio. What started as a 24-page community magazine has since grown into a 90+ page,

Vacation Bible School at Shadowbrook Baptist Church

Over 400 kids and 150 volunteers made the “Journey Off the Map” VBS at Shadowbrook Baptist Church a huge success! It was a fun-filled week with worship rally music, theme-focused snacks and crafts, a helicopter from GPS landing in the parking lot and Bible stories. Mission offerings for the week totaled $4000 and will be

North Gwinnett Youth Baseball Team Wins County Championship

Congratulations to the NGBSA North Gwinnett – White 13U AA Travel baseball team for bringing home the County Championship to North Gwinnett! This first year travel team defied the odds and defeated Brookwood 6-5, 7-6 in the Greater Gwinnett Baseball League Championship. “This is a big time accomplishment for a first year travel baseball team.

Lanier Islands thanks Active Duty Military and Law Enforcement with Complimentary Admission to LanierWorld

After recently winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the 2nd year in a row, Lanier Islands has more exciting news! With the 4th of July bringing with it a sense of patriotism, the Williams family is generously inviting active duty military personnel and law enforcement officers to enjoy complimentary daily admission to LanierWorld starting

The Longstreet Clinic Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon

The Longstreet Clinic, P.C., is pleased to announce Jeffery P. Garrett, M.D., has joined their comprehensive practice, OrthoTLC. Garrett earned his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Wake Forest University, where he also served as a NIH Research Fellow. Board- certified

’90’s Band Soul Asylum to Rock Suwanee Wing Festival

The wings aren’t the only things that will be flavorful at Suwanee’s August Concert & Wing Festival on August 8. Soul Asylum will serve up a tangy musical performance, especially if you came of age during the late ’80s/early ’90s alternative rock/grunge era. After forming in Minneapolis in 1981, Soul Asylum, known for its first

Infinite Home of Suwanee Awarded Big50

Suwanee residents David and Laurel Mullikin of Infinite Home were awarded the Big50 Remodelers Award on May 7. The award was presented to the couple at the annual Remodeling Leadership dinner and gala in Washington DC, and is given by Hanley Wood’s Remodeling Magazine. Infinite Home specializes in renovations and design, and just opened their new

FRIENDS AMERICAN GRILL Named IMPACT Regional Business Awards Finalist

Friends American Grill has been recognized as a finalist in the IMPACT Regional Business Awards. Presented by BB&T and hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber, IMPACT Regional Business Awards recognizes exemplary organizations from within the community and across the metro-Atlanta area that are driving economic development, job creation and enhancing the communities quality of life. These

Suwanee Town Center Celebrates Art

Suwanee SculpTour is a 1- mile walkable art exhibit located in Suwanee Town Center. As part of the City of Suwanee’s public art initiative, the exhibit is designed to bring the community together through imagination and curiosity. The 2013-15 Suwanee SculpTour has officially ended, but 2 of the 14 pieces from the 22- month long

Meyrick Murphy Takes the Big Screen

Meyrick Murphy, a 10-year old from Cumming, GA was anxiously waiting for the April 21st release of the independent film, “Chasing Ghosts.” Unlike other children her age who line up to see their favorite actors and actresses grace the big screen, she was waiting to see herself on the big screen; however, this was not

Winning Snap Suwanee Photos on Exhibit at City Hall

Suwanee appears fun, outdoorsy, artsy, and snowy in the dozen winning photographs that comprise the 2015 Snap Suwanee exhibit currently on display at City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue. Sixty entries were received for this year’s annual community photo competition. The winning photographs will be on display until February 2016. “Snap Suwanee has become one of the City’s favorite community engagement

Sugarloaf Ballet Nominated as a Top Business by Gwinnett Chamber

Sugarloaf Ballet has been recognized as one of the top businesses in metro Atlanta with a nomination for a 2015 IMPACT Regional Business Award, presented by BB&T. “The IMPACT Regional Business Awards celebrate premier organizations in critical industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing our quality of life,” said Dr. Dan

KSG Parkour hosts Pink Parkour Event to Fight Cancer

As part of the initiative aimed at improving the lives and health of everyone they can reach, KSG Parkour is hosting a Pink Parkour Event on Saturday, May 23rd at 1 pm benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Pink Parkour Event will showcase guest speakers, parkour coach-led instruction, games, activities, raffles and much more.

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